| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help.
In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
| Sep 4, 2011
A Story of True Love
Thich Nhat Hanh
HarperOne: 147 pp., $23.99
The novel, as a storytelling device, begins with that white parchment of possibility, turns many tricks, reveals many truths and, in the best of hands, can exploit the very...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Our Sept. 13 public affairs forum, Chicago Forward: Education, is just around the corner. Dedicated members of Trib Nation will recall we hosted one of these forums a year ago, and I'll include a link to that forum in this post.
This year's Chicago...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:26 AM
Cantor David Presler
Title: Cantor, Temple Emeth, Delray Beach.
Other job experience: Served as cantor at synagogues in New York for 28 years; former music teacher at New York City public schools.
Other community posts: Private voice teacher....
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:37 PM
The reasons families choose to leave Newport-Mesa Unified schools are as diverse as the schools they choose. Friends and sports are often major considerations.
Many people spoke of attending elementary school and middle school outside of Newport-Mesa,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:48 PM
Last of three parts.
COSTA MESA — Jill Fales remembers moving to Mesa Verde three years ago and hearing neighborhood parents recite stereotypes in an effort to dissuade her from enrolling her son in the elementary school down the street.
| May 30, 2011
| 4:54 PM
The Howard County Public School System includes 40 elementary schools; 19 middle schools; 12 high schools; one school for students with severe disabilities; one school for students with behavioral and emotional issues; and one school for students enrolled...
| May 31, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Mary Dutton Weis
June 19, 1917 to May 26, 2011
Mary Dutton Weis passed away on May 26, 2011 at the MountView Retirement Residence, where she had lived since Oct. 2010. Mary was ill for much of her stay at MountView, but her last days were peaceful and...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:47 PM
COSTA MESA — Isn't there a saying that goes: all good things come in threes?
The St. Joachim Catholic School boys' fifth- and sixth-grade silver division team would most likely say yes because of its three Coles.
Cole Schattinger, Cole McFetters...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:15 AM
With the end of the 2010-2011 school year approaching for most area Catholic schools, I would be interested to hear from anyone regarding all the benefits that were to be gained from the closing of the 12 Catholic elementary and high schools.
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Title: Superintendent/senior director of faith formation, Archdiocese of Miami, starting July 1.
Other job experience: Superintendent of schools for Diocese of Monterey, Calif.; former superintendent in Diocese ofGary, Ind.